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1976 Country Music Awards Winners

4th CMAA
Country Music Awards Ceremony

1976 Golden Guitar Awards

Sunday, 25 Jan 1976 – Tamworth Town Hall, NSW

Sponsored by Wrangler this year. It was originally called the Australasian Country Music Awards until 1993. "Golden Guitar" trophies were given to the winners. The Awards was a highlight of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.


 Golden Guitar Award

Album of the Year
Slim Dusty
Lights On The Hill

APRA Song of the Year
Bill Cate
Santa Never Made It To Darwin
Recorded by Bill & Boyd, Fable

Top Selling Album of the Year
Slim Dusty
Worst In The World

Instrumental of the Year
Paul & Colleen Trenwith
Orange Blossom Special

Roll of Renown
Tex Morton

Male Vocalist of the Year
Rex Dallas
My Lancashire Yodelling Lass

Female Vocalist of the Year
Heather McKean
I Can Feel Love

New Talent of the Year
Bob Purtell
Motivation Day

Vocal Group or Duo of the Year
Webb Brothers
Palmer River Song



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